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knocking noise audi a3

Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by mark945, Jul 31, 2011.

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    [Jul 31, 2011]
    hi, i have a problem with my audi a3 when turning right or left it keeps making a knocking noise, and seems to come from the front wheels?, can anyone help? :(
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    Are you sure it only happens when turning left or right.How many miles has the car done ?

    I just had all my wishbone and anti rollbar bushes replaced because my A3 was knocking from the front.Its perfect now.
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    Hi yeah its only when turning, its done about 50000 miles,
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    My guess is CV joints but could be track rod ends.
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    is this a big job?
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    H, I just had a look at it there, it only seems to be from the left side?
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    ok thanks, so you think its the cv
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    [Aug 1, 2011]
    I do but get a 2nd opinion before you shell out any cash if doing yourself.
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    ok thanks
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    Best of luck and let us know how you go on.
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    ok will do :sm4:
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